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Experience the Energy: Oil + Gas Matters

The world uses oil and gas to make energy which allows us to drive cars and trucks, fuel jet planes and heat our homes. It also helps us make products we use every day, like cell phones, bicycles and running shoes. Find out more about how it got into the ground – and how we get it out. 

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Real talk on current labour market and careers in Alberta's energy sector

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PetroLMI conducts survey on impacts of COVID-19 on Canada’s Energy Workforce


Today the PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada (PetroLMI) released Part 1 of The Impact of COVID-19 on Canada’s Energy Workforce: A four-part series on work practices, productivity and opportunities. The series provides insight on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting work practices and product...
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Direct oil and gas employment up across Canada while down in Alberta


In September 2020, Canada’s oil and gas industry employed approximately 160,140 workers, reflecting a 0.9% increase (or 1,400 positions) from August 2020. Meanwhile, Alberta’s oil and gas employment decreased by 0.5% (-580 positions).  Drilling into the data  In addition to the usual monthly Labour ...
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Day in the life

Real-life insights into oil and gas jobs

“Not Your Grandpa’s Energy Industry” is a new podcast that dives into a day in the life of workers in the Canadian energy industry. Launched by the PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada and funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program, the initial 10 episodes provide real-life insights for job seekers and those who are new to the oil and gas industry in Canada. Each guest shares their personal experiences.
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